October 20, 2019

Featured Source: Biggest Business in the World

The Ward County independent., October 28, 1920, Image 13

Warren G. Harding campaign ad. The Ward County independent. (Minot, Ward County, N.D.), 28 Oct. 1920. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.

This campaign ad says the United States is the biggest business in the world. Do you think that statement is true today? Why or why not?

This campaign ad lists 10 pledges Senator Warren G. Harding promises to uphold. Which 3 do you think are most important for a politician to keep? Explain the reasoning for your choices.

What pledges would you make if you were running for political office? Explain the reasoning for your choices.

What other observations, reflections or questions does this source inspire? Let us know!

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